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or not continue, he has had it. in his unheated garage, 85-year-old garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff, one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a hand-written ledger. the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we are paying absolutely too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you? >> it bothers me, because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he's crazy? >> loco? >> reporter: call him crazy, but there is an entire federal office, the bureau of public debt, that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias. this office in parkersburg, west virginia, was set up by president kennedy, so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected $7.7 million in gifts, about $90 million since it was established. but $90 million isn't that much, especially when you consider the federal deficit is $1
remembered this morning as a great hero and tactician. as teresa garcia the general died yesterday at his home in tampa from complications related to pneumonia. >> reporter: general h. norman schwarzkopf received military acclaim as a war hero. he led the desert storm, a coalition of 30 countries that successfully drove forces out of saddam hussein's group. >> we're very proud to be able to do this. >> reporter: schwarzkopf was born in 134 in trenton, new jersey. he followed his father's footsteps to west point. in 1966 he volunteered to serve in vietnam. his name name was stormin' norman referring to his notoriously exploding temper. >> going around and little, is that why -- >> around, through, over the top, underneath, and any other way. >> reporter: desert storm topped his 34-year career. general bush awarded him ahmedal of freedom and he was welcomed back on american soil. the self-proclaimed political independent dismissed suggestions he run for office. he campaigned for former president george w. bush in 2000 but was ambivalent about the 2003 invasion of iraq. schwarzkopf retired t
unheated garage, 85-year-old garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff. one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a handwritten ledger. over the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we're paying absolutely too much interest, too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you. >> it bothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he's crazy? [ speaking spanish ] >> uh-huh. >> reporter: call him crazy, but there's an entire federal office of bureau of public debt that collects money like garcia's. this office in west virginia was set up by president kennedy so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected $7.7 million in gifts, about $90 million since it was established. but $90 million isn't that much, especially when you consider the federal deficit is $16 trillion and cl
, those who are serving overseas, soldiers, sailors, airmen, garcia, marines to make you want to get a signed copy get oliver north. on the side of that boston will be up there in new york next week. the army navy game. that ad in the middle of the program. i have to say, the army. lou: i have k t. mcfarland and a host of folks, admiral james lyons, they're going to be right with you on that. >> you got it to my brother. it will be a great game, no afford to being in new york with you on monday. lou: the floor to it. you can get a copy of euros proved on-line or at bookstores now. go to loudobbs.com to get a link that will work as well. twenty-seven days until the fiscal cliff. president obama and the speaker still not negotiating. are they serious about solving this crisis? the "a-team". they join us in moments. obamacare at least one year away from full implementation. but you don't have to wait for the tax hikes. $317 billion in new taxes. set to kick in january 1st. and we will show you the latest tax increase brought to you by the people who created obamacare . get ready for arm
:25. time for some news headlines. murder suspect antolin garcia- torres goes back to court this morning and it has nothing to do with the sierra lamar case. the 21-year-old is accused of three attempted carjacks in morgan hill in 2009. >>> a newborn baby is recovering now in intensive care in san francisco. the mother tried to get help at a family shelter overnight. but she wasn't allowed in. the mother then handed the baby to a man who flagged down police. officers are trying to figure out what led to the mother and child to be in the street at 2 a.m. >>> bay area crab fishermen are sailing now thanks to a new deal. they went on strike after brokers wanted to pay them less than $3 a pound. dungeness should be back in stores tomorrow or friday at the latest. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fa wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den
with somebody named dorian garcia, who is actually a troop in afghanistan. it was a great experience to be able to run into him after eight years. i really didn't know what to expect. he really enjoyed it. he contacted me on facebook and asked me if i was going to be there because he saw a poster of harlem globetrotters. i told him i was. now this is going to pave the way for us to xeep in touch with each other a little more than one time in eight years. >> that's pretty cool. tell us finally, this is a group that's been around for more than 80 years. i remember them as a kid. i just loved you guys. how do you become a harlem globetrotter and do that? is it really hard? >> it is hard. it's been around for 87 years, and it's not easy to do. everybody sees the tricks that we do every single day, but they don't know the type of commitment and dedication we have to do in order to be a harlem globetrotter. statement we're all great basketball players. we start our tour on december 26th, which is called the write the rules world tour where the fans go on harlemglobetrotters.com and vote what they wan
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